Saint Joseph's College offers free health screens on Jan. 21

January 8, 2009 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail

Saint Joseph's College will offer free blood pressure and blood glucose (diabetes) screening tests for the general public on Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members of the Saint Joseph's nursing department will provide the service at a mobile van located behind the Harold Alfond Center on campus.

The van, sponsored by the Elks Lodges of Maine, travels throughout the state to provide services. Dr. Lois Hamel, director of nursing programs for the Graduate & Professional Studies division at Saint Joseph's, oversees its health operations. 893-7723.